Swedish bearings maker SKF
has signed a performance-based deal with Brazil's
largest steelmaker, Gerdau, aimed at increasing productivity and
reducing unplanned downtime at two of Gerdau's steel mills.
Sweden's Left Party said on Thursday it will call a vote of no-confidence in Employment Minister Eva Nordmark in a move that could derail the deal between the ruling center-left coalition and two center-right parties that keeps the government in power.
Support for the anti-immigration nationalist Sweden Democrats has surged among voters since the last election, but the Social Democrats remain the most popular party, a poll published on Tuesday showed.
Prosecutors on Friday charged a Swedish member of the European Parliament with sexual molestation, a move challenged by the politician, Peter Lundgren of the anti-immigrant nationalist party the Sweden Democrats.
A statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been vandalized and the word "Judas" sprayed on a property he owns in Stockholm after the star, who started his career with hometown club Malmo, invested in a rival soccer club.
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